Our MISSION is to:

PROMOTE and SUSTAIN the arts and Boulder fine artists

BROADEN the base of understanding for art appreciation

SUPPORT meaningful educational initiatives in the community

CREATE more art venues for visual and performing artists in Boulder

WORK with the City of Boulder, businesses and homeowner’s associations to
DEVELOP outdoor public art display spaces and acquire art for these locations


BAM Events

BAM Events

2018 NEWS— Urban Land Institute final TAP report for the NoBo Art District is now available! 

October 6, 2017 4:00- 8:00PM First Friday presentation: Urban Land institute TAP results

north boulder art district discussion and Boulder art Matrix art show

1650 Zamia - Wild Sage Common House: Holiday Neighborhood

The Urban Land Institute Technical Assistance Panel (TAP) Process: 

  • A Technical Advisory Panel (TAP) is a two-day session preceded by extensive advanced preparation and review of formal documents provided by the site.
  • The North Boulder TAP will include real estate development, finance, city partners and local leaders, including 
    • Panel Chair: Rick Petersen, Principal of OZ Architecture
    • Bill Parkhill, Managing Member of Tributary Real Estate and Parkhill Development
    • Jamie Licko, President of RiNo Arts District and Founder and President of Centro
    • Sarah Nurmela, Real Estate & Development Manager for the City of Westminster
    • Bill Marino, Executive Director of Lakewood-West Colfax BID and Board Chair of 40 West Arts District
    • Daniel Guimond, Principal of Economic & Planning Systems

A TAP’s recommendations are designed to help communities take decisive action. 

See the results of the Urban Land InstituteTechnical Advisory Panel and come share your feedback!



[October 8, 2015] A moderated panel discussion was held to introduce candidates for Boulder City Council. The City of Boulder has reached a critical point in its ability to maintain its reputation as a cultural destination and home for artists and creative industries. The candidates shared their views on the role art and culture plays in the vibrancy of our town. [View/read transcript.]

Hosted by Boulder Art Matrix and Boulder County Arts Alliance. 

 Boulder City Council Candidates

Boulder City Council Candidates

  Sally Eckert  (BAM) with  Charlotte LaSasso  (Boulder County Arts Alliance)

Sally Eckert (BAM) with Charlotte LaSasso (Boulder County Arts Alliance)

Boulder's 2nd Annual ARTS WEEK: Art is for Everyone

Art at the Armory: A Steampunk Transformation